May 20, 2024


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Juicy Lucy on her alter-ego cafe, the new Juicy Lucia | The Dish

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Welcome back for a different dose of The Dish. See it weekly, broadcast from the Staten Island Advance/’s Facebook webpage. The reside presentation dishes on the borough’s dynamic foods business and takes a powering-the-scenes seem at some of the special companies in our local community at 9 a.m. each individual Wednesday.

This initial Wednesday of the New Yr usually takes us to Juicy Lucy ( at 809 Fr. Capodanno in Ocean Breeze, a waterside hamlet on the East Shore. Proprietor Richie Holmes has some news to share: His barbecue spot and generate-in motion picture procedure has shut down until March 6. In the meantime, he’ll produce the Island a new takeout and shipping location — Juicy Lucia.

Connect with it the Italian change-moi of Juicy Lucy. This new rendition of the restaurant will element a streamlined menu with mozzarella sticks, fried ravioli, Rooster Marsala, Francaise, Parm and Scarpariella additionally sausage ‘n’ peppers. A chef from Italy will present stuffed pastas and salumi platters. Yes, Holmes will maintain the famed Juicy Lucy wings on the appetizer listing.

The Juicy Lucia popup presentation will rev up on Friday, Jan. 20 and keep open up on Fridays and Saturdays only via March. Holmes hopes that by then indoor dining will resume the moment all over again.

A person point the movie touches on that will be of fascination to indigenous Staten Islanders is the dialogue of the location’s historical past as an taking in and drinking spot. In 1962, the put was called Toto’s. It at some point turn into the Waterfront Cafe, then Hartley’s and Kennedy’s. Following the setting up burned down it was rebuilt to house Joe & John Toto’s in 1982. Hurricane Sandy knocked it down in 2012, nevertheless the Toto’s brought it back yet again. John Toto retired from the small business in 2018 and, just after around a million bucks in renovations, Juicy Lucy was born on July 1, 2019.

Pamela Silvestri is Advance Foods Editor. For cafe nostalgia and other views of Staten Island yesteryear in foodstuff, she can be attained at [email protected].

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